For Farmers

Information for farmers interested in conserving their properties.

Videos

Want to know how almonds grow? Or learn more about why we protect farmland? Watch our videos to learn more.

Events

Join us for our exclusive Friends of Farmland events.

The latest from our blog

Six Farms Connect – a reason to celebrate!

Together, six farms connect and expand farmland conservation. A reason to celebrate! California Farmland Trust (CFT) announces the conservation of six new farms in Merced County. Four adjacent farms have created a large area of closely protected farmland; while...

Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

Are you a planner?! Save this one for the holidays! Quick, easy and delicious.  Ingredients:  4 cups almonds 2 cups sugar 1 cup of water 1 tbsp cinnamon Instructions: Add sugar, water, and cinnamon to a skillet. Combine and bring to a boil. Add almonds and reduce...

CFT Earns National Recognition

California Farmland Trust Earns National Recognition Strong Commitment to Farmland Protection and Conservation Excellence Elk Grove, CA (Sept. 24, 2019) – One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the working farms and...

Kruppa Reed Farm

The Kruppa Reed Farm is located near the little town of Ballico. Surrounded by many other easements, this property is home to almonds and row crops and was permanently protected by an ag conservation easement...

Grants, and grants, and grants…oh my!

What’s the hardest part of protecting farmland?  Finding the funding!  At least, in a typical year the hardest part is finding the funding.  But 2019 is going to be a super special year.  The State of California recently announced $17 million in new grants...

CORN CASSEROLE

Looking for a quick and easy side dish? This oh so simple corn casserole is good all year long! Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter – melted 1 pack Jiffy Corn Muffin mix 2 cups corn 1 can creamed corn 1 cup sour cream Instructions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 2...

16,000 Acres Forever Protected

“16,000 acres represents a huge milestone in CFT’s vision of a California where farmland is seen on par with land uses such as houses and shopping malls, or other environmental initiatives...

Magneson Property

The Magneson Property is luscious irrigated pasture located in Merced County. This is the second property that Mr. Magneson has placed with the California Farmland Trust. This property was permanently protected by an agricultural conservation easement...

Valley Vision Study

You Are Not Alone New Study Finds Strong Feelings for Farmland Melanee Cottrill A recent public opinion poll revealed an overwhelming preference for farmland preservation over development in the Capital Region.  The scientific survey, conducted by Valley Vision...

Murphy Farm

This beautiful property is located in San Joaquin county. This property is approximately 125 acres of bountiful walnut orchards and was permanently protected by an Agricultural Conservation Easement in 2019 with funding from the Department...

On Facebook